• When you tour the Antietam Battlefield, you will encounter many tablets, marker, monuments, and cannon. Go to the Key to the Battlefield page to learn more about these items.

  • Close to 4800 Civil War soldiers are buried in the National Cemetery. The cemetery remained open until 1953 when it was deemed full and closed to future burials.

  • There are 96 monuments located on the Antietam Battlefield. Many of the monuments honor Northern soldiers and recognize people, regiments, and states.

  • One of the most recognizable structures on the Antietam Battlefield is the Dunker Church. The initial fighting on the morning of the battle swirled around this small stone building


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